Kidnappers free Iraqi driver Baghdad, July 29
A militant group holding two Pakistani contractors hostage said it had killed the men, but freed their Iraqi driver, according to the Pan-Arab television station
Roma Naeem, sister of Pakistani Sajjid Naeem killed by kidnappers in Iraq, weeps at her home in Hurna Mehra village north of Islamabad on Thursday.
— Reuter photo
Bangkok, July 29
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today exhorted overseas Indians to have a re-look at India as an investment destination and asserted that emergence of India as a global powerhouse had come.
More power for Punjab, Haryana New power policy by Aug-end New Delhi, July 29
The government will announce new Electricity Policy by the end of next month that will focus on rural electrification, reliable and cheap power supply across the country through competition between public and private sectors and additional power generation.
Nihang chief Poohla held
Baba Bakala (Amritsar), July 29
Controversial Nihang chief of Taruna Dal Baba Ajit Singh Poohla was arrested today from his headquarters at Jhutha Kartarpur, near here, in a joint raid conducted by the Nawanshahr and the local police with active support of ex-servicemen.
Surrender by Aug
2, HC tells Soren
Ranchi, July 29
The Jharkhand High Court today
directed the elusive JMM chief Sibu Soren to surrender in the Jamtara
court on or before August 2 in connection with the 1975 Chirrudih
massacre case failing which action would be taken against him.
humiliated me, says Amar Singh New Delhi, July 29
Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh
has launched a scathing attack on the Congress and its President Sonia
Gandhi, charging her of cold-shouldering him and said he “felt-ashamed”
that he went to the dinner hosted by the Congress President ahead of the
formation of the UPA government.
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